Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Heresy Era Alpha Legion - Dreadtober Contemptor complete!

Squeaking in just under the deadline, the static grass arrived and there was a break in the chilly weather, so I was able to get the Contemptor flocked and sealed!

Pretty happy with the 'desert scrub' mix on the static grass - might add a bit more of the green to it, but I like the predominantly dried grass tone. With the recent pics starting to make the rounds of the upcoming Heresy plastics, I'm cautiously optimistic about being able to use the Mk.IV marines as a basis for the troops, and the plastic cataphractii as conversion fodder for the Lernaean terminators. Much as I love FW's modes, buying the basic troops in resin rapidly becomes ruinously expensive. If I can spring for some unit upgrade kits and mix and match with the plastics I'll be a happy camper! Next month should be interesting!


  1. Sexy. You should name him Alpharius o_O

  2. Looks really really good man. Great job :)

  3. Nice work as always man!! Thanks for joining in for DreadTober!

  4. Beautiful work! Thanks for participating!

  5. The blue washes work really well on the white tassles and silvers.

    Very nicely done mate. Look forward to seeing some regular marines to support him in the same scheme.

  6. As ever well done and in such a short time as well. You really did that model proud with its paint job and stance.

  7. @Zab: Hah! There's severe temptation to paint little nameplates on all of 'em saying "Alpharius".

    @NafNaf: Thanks very much!

    @Todd Sherman: Thank you! Really was a blast seeing everyone's work on dreads over the month - cool stuff!

    @Greg Hess: Cheers bud!

    @DaveTayler: Indeed!

    @Dai: I appreciate it! Holding out to see what the plastic heresy box provides for the infantry on this project...

    @Rory Priest: Thanks very much, man!

    Cheers everyone!

  8. Nicely done!

    I'm waiting on that plastic HH box myself. From what I've seen if the plastic Contemptor it'll be a joy to convert.

  9. @#2501: Indeed! I'm always afraid to go too overboard on cutting into the resin infantry and such from FW, and the converter in me is itching to get my hands on some heresy plastics!